Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Meet Le Yang: ALA International Spotlight

September's ALA International Spotlight features Le Yang, an academic librarian from the People’s Republic of China.

Le Yang is Head of Digital Library Collection Development at Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU), a Sino-American jointly-operating university founded in 2012, with a current undergraduate enrollment of over 2,000 students.
Le Yang portrait

Yang is Past President of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) and a member of several other library associations. He has published research results in scholarly journals and presented at national and international conferences and has served as editorial board member, guest editor, and reviewer for several library and information science journals.

Read the full International Spotlight feature at http://www.ala.org/aboutala/i-am-ala-international-spotlight-le-yang to learn more about Le Yang, international librarian.

I am ALA INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT is one of several new initiatives by ALA President 2018-2019 Loida Garcia-Febo to expand ALA’s global presence. By highlighting and recognizing talented international members from different regions around the world, ALA is truly a global association with a strong mission in supporting library workers and advocates. Each month, I am ALA INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT will feature a new international member who will share how ALA has supported their work and how they see the profession today.

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